Pep­Tides, tea, Elvis, im­prov and the Opry on tap

The Sun Times (Owen Sound) - - FORUM - BRENT JEF­FRIES

The Pep­Tides re­turn to play Heart­wood Con­cert Hall to­day at 8 p.m.. This nine-piece band from Ot­tawa fea­tures five lead vo­cal­ists. De­scribed as the B52’S crossed with Man­hat­tan Trans­fer backed by Ar­cade Fire, they are noted for their ex­trav­a­gant live per­for­mances fea­tur­ing thick vo­cal har­monies, the­atri­cal chore­og­ra­phy and colour­ful vi­su­als. They will be show­cas­ing new ma­te­rial from an up­com­ing al­bum. Tick­ets are $20 ad­vance at Bir­git’s Pas­try Café (Artists Coop) and Heart wood Home. $25 at the door at 8 p.m.

On Wed­nes­day, Oct. 17, The Com­mu­nity Wa­ter­front Her­itage Cen­tre is pre­sent­ing Crum­pets & Cri­no­lines: The His­tory of Af­ter­noon Tea, from 2 to 4 p.m. on the newly re­fur­bished Coach 4884. Cu­ra­tor Wendy Tom­lin­son ex­plains how the hum­ble cup of tea changed so­ci­ety and fash­ion through the ages. Tick­ets are $10 and in­clude tea and light re­fresh­ments. This fundraiser is spon­sored by All Things T. Tick­ets are avail­able at the Mu­seum - call 519371-3333.

Oc­to­ber brings fresh new artists to the Owen Sound Artists’ Co-op. The Le­gacy Gallery wel­comes The Print­mak­ers; Eileen Simp­son, Bar­bara Sprague, Pat Keel­ing and Donna Wel­ton. This group prac­tices one of the old­est meth­ods of mark mak­ing. The process of mono­prints used by The Print­mak­ers cre­ates a print that is sin­gu­lar and im­pos­si­ble to re­pro­duce. Meet The Print­mak­ers at their open­ing to­day from 5 to 7 p.m. Ev­ery­one is wel­come. Guests for Oc­to­ber in­clude: Ece Ay­din (Craftitch) with tex­tiles, Glenda Hird’s un­usual Eco Art, touch­able en­caus­tics by Eli­nor Holmes and pho­to­graphs by Cindie Feanell. The Owen Sound Artists’ Co-op is open seven days a week, www.artistscoop. ca.

First United Church presents a mati­nee con­cert in sup­port of the Cana­dian Food­grains Bank and the min­istry at First United Church. Elvis trib­ute artist Peter Ir­win and the Mem­phis Rebels are re­turn­ing for a mati­nee con­cert on Sun­day, Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. Tick­ets are $20 for adults, $15 for youth/stu­dents. Tick­ets can be bought or re­served at the church of­fice at 519-376-1736 or of­fice@firstu­nited-os.com. Tick­ets will also be avail­able at the door.

Grey Bruce In­ter­na­tional Folk Dancers presents Polky Vil­lage Band at an East­ern Euro­pean folk dance party from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sun­day, Oct. 14 at the Har­mony Cen­tre, 890 4th Ave. E., Owen Sound. In­ter­na­tional mu­sic, dance and food. Free ad­mis­sion (do­na­tions ac­cepted). This is an al­lage event (chil­dren must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adults.) In­for­ma­tion is a via lab leatg bi folk dancers@ gm ail. com or 519-477-4893.

The Ch­es­ley Com­mu­nity Ply­ers are hold­ing and im­prov night Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at the theatre. Ad­mis­sion is free and you can sit and en­joy or come on stage and be a part of the en­ter­tain­ment. Lots of fun so come on out and join us.

The Grand Ole Opry Hep­worth North Show re­turns to the Hep­worth Shal­low Lake Le­gion – Mu­sic Hall of Fame Au­di­to­rium on Sun­day, Oct. 21. The Opry, now in its sixth sea­son at the Au­di­to­rium, will fea­ture the True Coun­try Show Band, the True Heart Trio and an ex­cit­ing lineup of lo­cal artists. Join­ing the Opry are guest per­form­ers Amanda Dorey, Davey His­cox, Bruce Wor­thing­ton, Emma Wright, Lynn Ste­wart and co­me­dian Lorne Veal. Show­time is 2 p.m. Tick­ets, $25, are avail­able in Hep­worth at the Le­gion and Cindy’s Va­ri­ety. Ticket out­let in Owen Sound is Bayshore Coun­try Feeds. The Opry af­ter­noon will be recorded live for Coun­try 93. Show hosts are Bill Mur­doch and John Christie. For more in­for­ma­tion contact the Le­gion at 519-935-2902 or Bog­nor Jam at 519-371-1152 or 519-371-3918.

The Ge­or­gian Bay Sym­phony presents “Horn Fan­fare” on Satur­day Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Lo­cal horn play­ers will be fea­tured in Hubler’s Con­certo for Four Horns. En­joy Tchaikovsky’s Sym­phony No. 5 with its beau­ti­ful French horn solo. Also fea­tured will be a short work in our Young Cana­dian Com­poser se­ries. At East Ridge School 1550 8th St. E. For tick­ets call 519-372-0212 or get them at the door.

Join the En­core! Male Bar­ber­shop Cho­rus, the Our Own Sound Quar­tet and the amaz­ing Jay­den Grahlman for an af­ter­noon of up­lift­ing and in­spir­ing mu­sic at Cen­tral West­side United Church, 310 10th St. W., Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. Tick­ets are $15 and kids un­der 12 are free. eye­ont­hearts7@gmail.com

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